Members' Resources

An Alternative Report of the Civil Society Organizations in Bangladesh-2016

Author: 
Kirti Nishan Chakma and Rowshan Jahan Moni
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Bitter truth over Bangladesh land

Tuesday, 27th February 2018

In Bangladesh, poor people become the most vulnerable victim of land grab practice because they do not have enough capacity to submit a lawsuit, and do not have financial resource to proceed the case to the court. Land grab issue continues occurring in the country, and putting the country’s food security at risk. Farmers’ arable land, water bodies, canals, and rivers are being grabbed viciously by group of people.

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Institutional Documents

ILC Asia Strategy Paper 2016 -2021

Author: 
ILC Asia
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Impacts on climate change in agriculture and food security in Bangladesh's coastal area

Thursday, 8th February 2018

Bangladesh is one of the most vulnerable countries due to climate change impacts. The negative impact of climate change in Bangladesh is far-reaching. 

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Advocacy for the implementation of the Vested Property Return Act

A successful advocacy campaign by ALRD and its allies achieved the repeal of the Vested Property Act - which had nefarious impacts on the land rights of Hindu minorities - and the implementation of the Vested Property Return Act. Launched despite the substantial political risks of confronting...

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Institutional Documents

ISSYK-KUL Declaration 2017

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Land rights as human rights – a view from Bangladesh

Friday, 5th January 2018

In Bangladesh, around 80% of civil and criminal cases are related to land conflict. Eviction and torture against the marginal and indigenous peoples can be found throughout the country. Published in local newspapers, 11 cases of tortures are recorded during 2012 to 2017. 

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Case Studies

Asia Database of Good Practice Book

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One year after the attack on Santals in Bangladesh, evacuees remain un-rehabilitated

Kapaeeng Foundation
Friday, 8th December 2017

Most of the evicted Santals were still living in shanties they had built almost a year ago. Many of the injured are still suffering. The victims claimed that they have not yet receiving any compensation which once promised by the government.

One year of attack on Santals in Bangladesh, evacuees still remain un-rehabilitated

Kapaeeng Foundation
Thursday, 7th December 2017

One year has passed by after a massive incident of violence against Santal and Bengali farmers occurred at Sahebganj-Bagda Farm area in Gobindaganj upazila under Gaibandha district, Bangladesh, though so the Santals who were evicted from the land of Sahebganj-Bagda sugarcane farm were yet to be rehabilitated and covered by compensation fund. 

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